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Feel like a Genius? Global Competition to Re-Invent the Toilet

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by mattCR, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. mattCR

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    http://ca.news.yahoo.com/bill-gates-kicks-off-search-toilet-future-233951796.html




    So far, others figured out how to make them: create electricity, gas, or charcoal; process clean water, or mineral extraction as well as sanitization.

    Significant cash prizes and monetary backing available..

    Forget Mac & PC.. Windows and OSX.. a significant change in waste management would have global impact in a way very few tools do. So, you have a good idea?

    Video of some of the finalists: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/news-video/video-bill-gates-wants-to-build-a-better-toilet/article4482213/?cmpid=rss1
    The Gates Foundation is giving $370M + Ongoing investment capital to help find the right idea.
     

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